What is deadly force?
A force which a person knows or should know that if used would create a substantial risk of causing death or serious bodily harm and should only be used as a last resort
What does FPCON stand for?
Force Protection Condition
Name the FPCONs
A, B, C, D, Normal
What does RAM stand for?
Random Anti-terrorism measure
How many characteristics and objectives of terrorist operations are there?
Name the characteristics and objectives of terrorist operations
- Planning and preparation cell
- Admin and logistics cell
- Intelligence and surveillance cell
- Operations and combat cell
How many threat phases are there and what are they?
- Target Operation, Selection Surveillance, Target Selection, Detailed Surveillance, Training and Preparation, and Attack
Calculated use or threat of unlawful violence to cause fear, intended to coerce or intimidate governments or societies in pursuit of political, religious, or ideological goals
Offensive measures taken to prevent, deter, and respond to terrorism
How many vessel protective zones are there and what are they?
- Assessment zone, Warning zone, Threat zone, Naval Vessel protective zone
What is NSF and what do they do?
- Navy Security Force
- inboard and afloat personnel assigned to law enforcement and security
What is ISF?
Inport security force
What is reaction force?
takes organized force of armed personnel designed to quickly respond to threats and incidents on installations and ships
What does ROE stand for and what is it?
Rules of engagement - determine when, where, and how force will be used by general and specific orders
What does ATO stand for and what's his job?
Anti-terrorism officer - Responsible to the CO for developing and managing the ATFP program
Who is the ATTWO?
Anti-terrorism tactical watch officer - same authority as the TAO underway but integrates both waterborne and shore side ATFP assets into installations security forces while ashore
Who is COG?
Chief of the Guard - Senior enlisted security force member who supervises the ATFP watch standers and answers to the ATTWO
Who is the Contact Sentry?
ECPs 1st layer of defense
Who is the cover sentry?
ECPs 2nd layer of defense (responsible for all personnel and weapons at the ECP)
What is the ATTT and their job?
Anti-terrorism Training Team - responsible to train ship's security force to respond to alerts and incidents
What is FPCON Normal?
general global threat of possible terrorist activity exists and warrants a routine security posture
What is FPCON Alpha
an increased general threat of possible terrorist activity against personnel or facilities
What is FPCON Bravo?
an increased or more predictable threat of terrorist activity exists
What is FPCON Charlie?
an incident has occurred or intelligence is received indicating some form of terrorist activity or targeting against personnel or facilities is likely
What is FPCON Delta?
an attack has occurred in the immediate area or intelligence is received that an attack against a specific location or person imminent
What are the 4 characteristics of terrorist operations?
- Highly Mobile
- Well Trained
What are the 4 terrorist motivational categories?
What is a sentry?
a guard, sentinel, or lookout
What is PRF and what are they responsible for?
- Primary Reaction Force
- Responsible for the security of the ship and the setting of primary and secondary boundaries when there's an emergency onboard or a security alert
What is SRF and what are they responsible for?
- Secondary Reaction Force
- Responsible for the security of the ship and the rapid response to a security threat. Also responsible for the tactical entering of a space on the ship when there is a security alert
What is an in-port security plan?
A plan developed whenever entering a port or airfield not located in the US
Who is the ATWO?
- MAC Watson
- [This guy will likely be giving your final board and will ask you his own position. If you don't tell him it's him, he'll fail you for SEC on the spot]
What is the purpose of RAM?
Avoids giving the impression that we operate with predictable security measures, thus planning a terrorist attack is much harder
What is the penalty for violating the Naval Vessel Protective Zone?
- Punishable by up to 6 years in prison
- $250,000 fine
List the causes of security alerts
- Unauthorized personnel gain access to the ship
- Telephonic bomb threat
- swimmer attack
- unattended/suspicious package
- personnel borne improvised explosive device (PBIED)
- Vehicle borne improvised explosive device (VBIED)
- small boat probing
- small boat attack
- hostage onboard
- shooter onboard
What are the distances for each of the protective zones?
- 500 yards assessment zone
- 300 yards warning
- 100 yards threat